Courts to the Rescue – in this case saving a landowner (and his solicitor!)

23rd January 2018

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There a times when having experienced legal advice isn’t just important; it’s essential. Take the recent High Court case of Sparks v Biden as an example. A crucial omission in an overage agreement regarding the sale of land nearly cost … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates’ client Anja Jones Translation celebrates its move to new headquarters

20th December 2017

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Boutique translation agency Anja Jones Translation is celebrating its move to brand new headquarters in Newquay. The agency specialises in website, app and brand translation in German, French and English, and has a dedicated team of in-house translators. With a … Continue reading

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The New General Data Protection Regulation – Are you Ready?

28th November 2017

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While most business are aware that the data protection landscape is due to change in May 2018, the extent of these changes and the steps that should be taken to ensure compliance are still largely unknown. The main changes that … Continue reading

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Interview with Hubbox’s Richard Boon

28th November 2017

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It’s early Autumn in Truro. Sun streams in through the windows and the hubbub of Lemon Street murmurs below us. Lunch has arrived in the form of brown paper bag, perched in anticipation on the table, for inside is the … Continue reading

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The Corridor Tax? Problems in the World of Business Rates Assessment

12th October 2017

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Do I really need to read an article about business rates? Well possibly. Read on. Does your business occupy two or more rooms or floors of a building where those rooms/floors are separated by common areas (hallways, staircases, lifts)? No? … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates recognised for quality and expertise in renowned legal guide

11th October 2017

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Once again Truro and Bristol based law firm, Murrell Associates, has been included in the Legal 500, one of the most well-respected independent industry guides for the legal sector. For 29 years, the Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities … Continue reading

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Compliance with Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – Commercial landlords, it’s time to review your property portfolio

20th September 2017

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In January 2017 we reported on the new Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, known in the property industry as Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). The regulations will be coming into force from 1 April 2018 … Continue reading

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Boundary and Rights of Way Disputes – A Better Way To Resolve Them

20th September 2017

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Without attracting much attention, a new piece of legislation that will improve the way in which we resolve boundary disputes is making its way through Parliament. The Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill looks set to come into force in … Continue reading

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Two Cornish creative agencies have joined forces in order to grow business on a national and international scale

25th July 2017

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Leap, based in St Austell, and Truro-based MPAD will collaborate on projects in the charity, health, education and sustainability sectors. The alliance was forged by Leap creative director, Matt Hocking, and MPAD counterpart, Mark Picken. Hocking, said: “Mark and I … Continue reading

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A Side Letter to a Lease; a valuable accessory for Vivienne Westwood

3rd July 2017

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When negotiating a lease, a landlord may agree to certain concessions to attract and secure a desirable tenant.  The agreement is often personal between the landlord and tenant, and documented by way of confidential side letter.  In the recent case … Continue reading

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